Exit - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈeksɪt|  American pronunciation of the word exit
Brit.  |ˈeksɪt|  British pronunciation of the word exit


- an opening that permits escape or release (syn: issue, outlet)
- euphemistic expressions for death (syn: departure, expiration, going, loss, passing, release)
- the act of going out


- move out of or depart from (syn: leave)
- lose the lead
- pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life (syn: choke, conk, croak, decease, die, expire, go, pass, perish)


Use the emergency exit in case of fire.

There are 12 exits in the building.

We can't get out this way: the sign says “No Exit.”

The team exited the tournament early.

Save your work and then exit the program.

Exit Caliban.

When he saw the sign, he exited the freeway.

We made for the nearest exit.

Two men were blocking her exit.

They made a quick exit when they saw the police approaching.

Take the next exit for Lynchburg.

France's early exit from the World Cup

I exited through a side window.

He exited the courtroom in a fury.

Press F3 to exit.

Word forms

I/you/we/they: exit
he/she/it: exits
present participle: exiting
past tense: exited
past participle: exited
singular: exit
plural: exits
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